26 March 2012, Comments: 8

“IT’S TIME TO SHOP! Save your shopping $$ by getting this BUDGET DEAL!” This is what this deal is all about, the first highlight that goes along with this deal. By purchasing this “All in deal”, you get to save some extra money for your shopping and FOOD! Yes, this place is where you get to shop and eat till you drop! What is it that came to your mind when you read the previous sentence?!?!

>>> StreetDealRED HOT DEAL! $315.50NETT for 3D2N Hong Kong Holiday + Flights (includes taxes)! Stay 2 nights at Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong + 2-way Flights via Jetstar Airways. VALID TILL MAR’ 2013! <<<

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • Redemption Period: 10 Apr (0730hrs) – 10 Oct 2012 (1600hrs)
  • Travel Period: 10 May 2012 – 31 Mar 2013
  • 1 voucher per person. Min to 2 go. Max 6 pax travelling per booking
  • Flights will be via Jetstar Airways. Check-in baggage not included
  • Includes ALL Hotel tax, Govt. tax & Airline taxes
  • Peak period surcharge [25 Nov 2012 - 6 Jan 2013]: $85 per pax per day
  • Book 30 days before departure date
  • No replacement or extension is given to expired vouchers
  • Non-refundable and non-exchangeable
  • If there is no room availability, TravelSmoove will accommodate for the same quality of hotels or recommend an alternative travel date
  • ALL payments made via TravelSmoove (for add-ons) is subject to 3% credit card fee

Isn’t this an All in deal? Only $315.50 NETT for a 3D2N Hong Kong holidays inclusive of flights and hotel stay?! I can’t wait to get my hands down and see if this deal is worth it or not! ADL readers just sit back and enjoy, let us do the dirty job for you :)

Firstly, check-in baggage is not included. Let’s add this into the deal assuming you choose the 15kg baggage at $15.

$315.50 + ($15*2) = $345.50

* Please note that check-in baggage costs $15 per flight. For a to and fro trip (two flights), the cost per pax will hence be $30 ($15*2)

Next on the terms & conditions, notice that this deal is valid for a year! That would means that you have up to a year to make the trip. However, the catch here is… there are peak period surcharge from 25 Nov 2012 – 6 Jan 2013 @ $85 per pax per day. Notice the words use here, its not just per pax, but PER DAY as well. Therefore if you choose to travel during the peak period which is also the holiday period for most, the total price you have to pay for this 3D2N trip would be…

$315.50 + ($85*3) = $570.50

With baggage:
$570.50 + ($15*2) = $600.50

Woah, now looking at this price is it worth it at all? Let’s do some research here on the non-peak period and peak period. Assuming for the non-peak period you are travelling over the weekend from 10 Aug (Friday) – 12 Aug (Sunday), taking advantage of the public holiday on 9 Aug. And for the peak period, you are travelling over the weekend from 14 Dec (Friday) – 16 Dec (Sunday).

A check with Agoda.com, Hotels.com and Booking.com, the rates is as follows.

Do note that rates are subject to changes. The ones in bold are the cheapest among the others.

Double room @ Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong

Next, let’s research on the air ticket. Taking the same the non-peak period over the weekend from 10 Aug (Friday) – 12 Aug (Sunday), and for the peak period over the weekend from 14 Dec (Friday) – 16 Dec (Sunday). Let’s do a check with the two budget airline that travels to Hong Kong for the price.

*Price is inclusive of baggage of 15kg @ $15

Do note that rates are subject to changes. The ones in bold are the cheapest among the others.

Adding the hotel price and air ticket should you make the booking on your own and compare with what this deal is offering you, let’s see whether will you be paying more for what you get. Taking the cheapest of what we get for the hotel and air ticket.

WHAT ADL SAYS:

Should we just go ahead and eat and shop till we drop or should we just wait?

With reference from the table above, this deal does offer you a substantial amount of savings if you are thinking of travelling over the non-peak period (excluding 25 Nov 2012 – 6 Jan 2013). However, if you are intending to travel within the peak period, you are actually paying more if you choose to purchase this deal!

Next on the validity of this deal, it is valid for travel from 10 May 2012 – 31 Mar 2013, that’s about 10 months which is pretty long in our opinion. Do remember to redeem your voucher from 10 Apr – 10 Oct 2012. Next, this is a minimum 2 to go deal and maximum of 6 pax travelling per booking. If you are planning to travel with more than 6 pax, this deal might not be an ideal one.

And 3D2N for a trip at Hong Kong, do you think it’s sufficient? You do get to extend your stay per room per night at $75 per person. However according to our experiences, to pay for the additional night stay is usually not worth it.

Beautiful night scene at Hong Kong!

Lastly, you get to choose from the following tours at a discount price!
1) Morning Harbour and Noon Day Gun Firing Cruise @ $42
2) Hong Kong Disneyland Magic Tour (One way shared transfer) @ $89
3) Big Bus tours @ $58

Considering all the different factors, this deal is worth it if your plan falls under the following:

  1. Travel in the non-peak period
  2. Going for 3D2N trip
  3. Going in pairs

Else, do consider getting the package on your own.

Dear ADL readers, what do you think about this deal? We would like to hear from you!

Check out Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong review HERE!

Absolut Inspira Pte Ltd
11 Collyer Quay
#11-04
Singapore 049317
Tel : 6592 8545
Website: www.travelsmoove.com

At ADL, we leak, you read.

8 responses on “All in deal!

  1. wenny says:

    did you include the various taxes in the air ticket prices in jetstar.com?

    • ADL-Sherry says:

      Hi Wenny,

      Yup the prices stated above is inclusive of taxes and fuel charge and 2x15kg baggage. =)

      Regards,
      ADL-Sherry

  2. SH says:

    Please pardon me if i’m wrong but i think there is a calculation error. Streetdeal prices are for a 2 night stay but your calculations only included the price for one night stay. Therefore it should be $253.24 for 2 Nights booking done via booking.com. Am i right? :)

    • ADL-Sherry says:

      Hi SH,

      The prices stated is for 3D2N stay at Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong.
      The Double room is able to accommodate 2 pax which will cost you a total of $253.24 via booking.com.

      Note that should you choose to purchase this deal from Streetdeal, it is only valid for 1 person. And it is a minimum 2 to go deal.
      Therefore taking $253.24 divided by 2 person, you get $126.62 per person for a 3D2N stay.

      Hope this clarifies! :)

      Regards,
      ADL-Sherry

  3. inthira says:

    Hi iplan for a 4day 3night hong and disney land on 17nov to20 nov. any good deals for me tks.

  4. SK says:

    Please do not even start to compare the deal. Make sure the company offering it is genuine in the first place. Absolut Inspira / Travelsmoove is definately not a credible company and possibly a fraud. It is 4 days prior to departure and I have not received tickets from them. Efforts to reach them through email and phone remains futile. Their office is closed on a monday at various times when I visited even though thier “operation hrs” are 9am to 5pm. Please avoid at all cost.

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